Mourdock. Ugh. It’s Murdock you asshole. Dude doesn’t even spell is own name right.
Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said pregnancies resulting from rape are part of God’s plan, tearfully explaining that he only supports abortions when a mother’s life is in danger.
“I think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen,” Mourdock said during Tuesday’s Senate debate, choking up. Mourdock’s opponent, Democratic Rep. Joe Donnelly, opposes abortion except in cases of rape and incest.
After the debate, Mourdock further explained his comment.
“Are you trying to suggest somehow that God preordained rape, no I don’t think that,” said Mourdock, according to The Associated Press. “Anyone who would suggest that is just sick and twisted. No, that’s not even close to what I said.”
You can’t say during a debate that if you get pregnant by rape, God intended for it to happen and then, after the entire universe says you’re a dick, backtrack and say you didn’t mean God preordains rape. That’s exactly what you said. If you get raped and pregnant, that was God’s plan, ie, God meant for you to get raped. Rape isn’t an accident on anybody’s part. Dude didn’t just accidentally fall into some stranger’s vagina and get her pregnant. He meant to do that. If you’re saying that was God’s plan, then that’s what God meant to happen.
Where is the grey area?
And who is that God? I know a lot of Christians, and they sing a lot of songs about what their God does. God answers prayers and puts food on the table and heals the sick and helps their team win football games, but I have yet to come across a song where God approved of a rape. Well. Except that one time he got a virgin pregnant against her will and everything. Oh and a bunch of verses in Leviticus. And sprinkled throughout the Old Testament. And the New Testament.
Well damn, maybe Mourdock was on to something after all…